Perbedaan flow saliva pada wanita menopause sebelum dan sesudah mengunyah permen karet yang mengandung xylitol

K, Puspita and Harijanti, Kus and Hemawan, lwan (2011) Perbedaan flow saliva pada wanita menopause sebelum dan sesudah mengunyah permen karet yang mengandung xylitol. Oral Medicine Dental Journal, 3 (1). ISSN 1979-88-6

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Abstract

Background: Menopause is transition period from reproductive stage to non-reproductive stage. Average ages of menopausal women is between 43-57 years. In menopausal women, occurs decrease of saliva flow. In prior study, gumcontaining- xylitol is able to increase saliva flow in elderly people. Purpose: The aims of this study are to determine the quantity of increased saliva flow in menopausal women and non-menopausal women after chewing gum-containing-xylitol and to prove function gum-containing-xylitol as a ingredient which may increase saliva flow. Methods: This study uses menopausal women and non-menopausal women as the subjects of this research. Unstimulated whole saliva was collected for 3 minutes. After that, they were asked to rest for 10 minutes. Then subjects were asked to chew gum-containing-xylitol 5 minutes and the stimulated saliva was collected for 3 minutes. Results: There was significant increase in saliva flow rate due to chewing gum-containing xylitol is about 0,3 ml/minute.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: menopausal women, saliva flow, gum-containing-xylitol
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: 02. Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi > Oral Medicine
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CreatorsNIM/NIDN
K, PuspitaUNSPECIFIED
Harijanti, KusUNSPECIFIED
Hemawan, lwanUNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Rudy Febiyanto
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2017 23:10
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2017 23:10
URI: http://repository.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/55219
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